About Us

Harvey E. Smith, MD

Dr. Smith’s clinical interests include complex surgeries of the cervical, thoracic, and lumbar spine. His research interests involve degenerative disc disease, minimally invasive surgery and image-guidance navigation systems, as well as tracking and measuring the outcomes of spine surgery. The author of over 25 peer-reviewed journal articles and more than 15 textbook chapters, Dr. Smith has lectured extensively at national and international orthopaedic meetings. He serves as a reviewer for seven orthopaedic surgery journals and was editor of the Jefferson Orthopaedic Journal. Dr. Smith was awarded the prestigious AO Spine North America Fellowship Research Award, a Cervical Spine Research Society Basic Science award and a research grant from the Cervical Spine Research Society. He is a member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, the North American Spine Society, the Council for Value in Spine Surgery and the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society.

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University of Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania Hospital
800 Spruce Street
1 Cathcart
Philadelphia, PA 19107
United States
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University of Pennsylvania Pennsylvania Hospital and Penn Presbyterian Medical Center, Philadephia, PA